Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics

CORRESPONDENCE
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 416--418

Primary mucosal malignant melanoma of nasopharynx: A rare case report


Kavita Mardi 
 Department of Pathology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India

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Kavita Mardi
12-A, Type V Quarters, IAS Colony, Kasumpti, Shimla, HP
India

Mucosal malignant melanoma (MMM) of the nasopharynx is extremely rare. We report a case of MMM of the nasopharynx in a 56-year-old male patient presenting with a polypoidal mass in the nasopharynx. It was increasing gradually and obstructing breathing. Computed tomography scan was suggestive of a malignant neoplasm in the nasopharynx. A biopsy of the lesion was done with a clinical suspicion of carcinoma. Microscopy revealed features suggestive of malignant melanoma with focal melanin pigmentation. Subsequently, wide local excision was done.


How to cite this article:
Mardi K. Primary mucosal malignant melanoma of nasopharynx: A rare case report.J Can Res Ther 2014;10:416-418


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Mardi K. Primary mucosal malignant melanoma of nasopharynx: A rare case report. J Can Res Ther [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Jul 2 ];10:416-418
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